Deepak Jolly is a leading Public Affairs & Communications, Sales & Marketing professional with a career spanning over 37 years across top Multinational Companies.
Recognized as an industry leader in Policy Advocacy, Crisis Management, Reputation Management, Stakeholder Engagement, Sustainability and Marketing Programs. He has conducted training programs for senior management of corporates, co-operatuves and various government officials.
In April 2017, he along with his co-founder created Consocia Advisory, a consulting firm which specializes in Reputation Management, Public Advocacy, Government Affairs, Crisis Management, CSR and Business Development. Consocia Advisory is consulting several companies across various sectors such as Venture Capitalists, Technology (FinTech, FoodTech, SportsTech, DefenceTech, e-commerce), Electronics & IT, Food & Beverages, Pharma & Medical Devices, Services, Retail, Packaging, Hotels, Restaurants and Liquor.
With an Advanced Management Program (Batch 69) from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, Deepak led a group in Wharton for win-win solutions for the issue of rice husk burning in Indian state of Punjab. In his last corporate role, Deepak was responsible for Venturing and Emerging Brands (VEB) in India and South West Asia for Coca-Cola India. In January 2016, he was awarded Best Communicator of the Decade by Public Relations Council of India (PRCI).
Deepak has served on the Boards and Management Committees of four companies in India, starting with PepsiCo (1995-2001), Godfrey Phillips (2002), Bharti Airtel (2003-2005) Coca-Cola India & SouthWest Asia (2005-2017). Also, Deepak is on the Global board of Public Relations Council of India.
He is a Hotel Management Graduate who started his career in the hotel industry as a management trainee and took independent positions for hotel operations early in his career. His strong foundations were made in Hindustan Unilever (1988-1995) where he was Manager for Government Affairs, Corporate Communications and Sales. Deepak has two sons who are working in the US and Bangkok respectively and his wife is a Food Blogger.
Under his leadership Consocia Advisory has been recognized on multiple platforms such as Emerging Agency of the Year – ET Brand Equity Kaleido Awards 2020, Rising PR Consultancy of the year- IPRCCA 2020, Best Crisis Management Campaign- IPRCCA 2020, PR agency of the year Award by Silver Feather Awards 2020, and Recognition from Business Connect for Company in Focus 2020.